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U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly higher open on Thursday, indicating that equity markets would extend a rally that has taken them to repeated records on hopes for additional stimulus from Europe. Dow Jones industrial average futures were up 0.24 percent at 17,455, S&P 500 futures were up 0.11 percent at 2,021 and Nasdaq 100 futures were up 0.21 percent at 4,151.
** QUALCOMM INC, Wednesday close $77.2, -7.01 pct premarket
The company warned on Wednesday that an antitrust investigation and problems collecting royalties could harm its business in China next year and it also disclosed new regulatory investigations in the United States and Europe.
As many as nine brokerages cut their price targets on the stock on Thursday.
** AETERNA ZENTARIS INC, Wednesday close $1.29, -51.16 pct premarket
The drugmaker said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration rejected macimorelin, an experimental test designed to determine if adults' pituitary glands are secreting enough growth hormone. Continued...